"Direct, no-frills ethos of classic R&B, powered by Whitfield's forceful bellows and anchored by his rock-solid band, the Savages, which delivers compact, effective saxophone...Read more
Quick draw! Bloodshot Records is puttin' on its spurs for its 23rd SXSW excursion to Austin March 14th to 18th! We're lassoing four of Bloodshot's auditory gunslingers to perform at our annual showcase and day party, as well as a knapsack of other events around ATX. This is the only time in which many of our bands, fans, followers, friends,...Read more
Behold! Barrence Whitfield & The Savages' FIRST-EVER music video! That's right, the band's intergalactic video for new song "Let's Go to Mars" is the first in their nearly 40-year stretch as garage rock titans. Directed by King Salami and the Cumberland 3's Eric Baconstrip, watch it now via PopMatters.
As guitarist Peter Greenberg puts...Read more
Check out an encore performance of The Flat Five on NPR's Mountain Stage on Friday, 2/16. The band spins and flows through the set in a way that only The Flat Five can. They look right at home on the big stage.
Airtimes and stations can be found here.
Those damned Banditos blew the friggin' doors off the famous Jam in the Van when they stopped by the studio on wheels before their show a couple weeks ago in LA. (We heard Dwight Yoakam was at the show?? Can someone confirm?!) These are absolutely worth your precious time. This is a rock-n-roll band firing on all cylinders.
All three songs...Read more
"Don’t Talk About It gives the lie to the idea that music can or should be so swiftly or easily pigeonholed; call it country, call it pop, call it garage rock. I just call it 'great.'"